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  1. What happens if  worker has no non industrial coverage?
    Obama Care, which includes Medicaid Expansion in the states that accepted it. Sadly, about 25 Republican Governors choose not to accept the Expansion, thus harming their health care system and those...
    11:57 am
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  2. *Pay at Aetna- Details on job*
    Me too! Employers, not the case managers, are the only people who benefit from salary or case-by-case (aka production) pay. Case Managers tend to work more than what they are being paid if he/she...
    11:49 am
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  3. How to retrain a staff that was never held accountable
    Very good post.
    Nov 20
    Forum: Nurse Management
  4. Out of the mouth of Octogenarians
    Wow! :)
    Nov 16
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  5. Theresa Brown: RN Media Star
    I love this article!!!! As a career changer myself, I feel a major connection! :) I volunteer within my community to support health care for those who have limited access. I use skills and...
    Nov 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. cpur
    Correct me if I am wrong, but your cert was through McKesson, right? McKesson is the only one I knew provided that cert many years ago and it was considered valid by employers. In any case, I think...
    Nov 16
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  7. Offered ER Case Manager Job - don't know what to do
    Have you started working? If so, how do you like it? I originally missed this post but if I had responded I would have pointed to two past threads. ...
    Nov 14
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  8. Certified Professional in Healthcare Management-CPHM
    I am sorry to hear this since you and others went through the trouble of obtaining the credentials and paid the hefty price. However, I always thought of it as just a big money maker for the company...
    Nov 11
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  9. Breaking into case management
    Not really.... Courses do not count toward experience. What you need is a former or current employer. From there you can talk to the hiring director/manager of the case management department. You...
    Nov 10
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  10. Case mgmt vs utilization review
    Switched how? Switched from bedside nursing to CM/UR? Or switched from bedside nursing to CM/UR then back to bedside nursing? I can give an example of both...: I went from bedside nursing...
    Nov 9
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  11. Office Manager -- worthwhile to get experience or no?
    OP, I agree with the above advice. This past year I had several interviews for management positons and most if not all interviews asked if I was doing the things listed above in my current role. At...
    Nov 5
    Forum: Nurse Management
  12. HOSPITAL case management
    The "real" world will depend a lot on your employer's expectations, the amount of resources you have available, and the type of hospital case management you will be performing. Your employer's...
    Oct 30
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  13. New job as a Case Manager/Quality Assurance Reviewer
    Case Management Society of America's website (Case Management Society of America > Home) and the book "Nursing Case Management From Essentials To Advanced Practice Applications" by Cohen and Cesta,...
    Oct 30
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  14. Is being case manager plus to future business planner?
    Did ER help you with starting a business? As with anything (field, specialty, etc…), work experience in varying areas may help with future business endeavors because of the skill sets and...
    Oct 30
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  15. Quantity and Quality of work
    Both of mine have a specific set of things they look for when evaluating me. Neither one is the same! One is more lax, while the other is very very strict and precise down to the words used to...
    Oct 24
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  16. Whistleblower, Briana Aguirre
    I get that many nurses prefer to work in the Southern At-Will states and are OK with the anti-union atmosphere in those states (yes, Texas has some unions, but do not confuse them with being...
    Oct 20
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  17. Whistleblower, Briana Aguirre
    True!!! However, we can change this by voting out the horrible politicians and and preventing challengers that are bad from ever entering office of any party that is anti-union and lies about being...
    Oct 19
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  18. Whistleblower, Briana Aguirre
    For now, but like many poorly run anti-union Southern states, Texas is an At-Will state. This means that employers, not hard working Americans workers, are the political Dictators and economic Pay...
    Oct 19
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  19. Interview with a Nurse Manager, charge nurse, nursing supervisor, CNO, or Assistan
    I second the above. OP, I had an assignment as a BSN student, where I had to interview a local politician and we could pick anyone. I ended up interviewing my congressman at the time! My back...
    Oct 16
    Forum: Nurse Management
  20. wanting to leave after 7 months
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^ I agree with all of this... By the way, I had several interviews this year for entry-level management positons and 100% of the time I was asked if I did x,y,z for my department...
    Oct 16
    Forum: Nurse Management
  21. new insurance co. case manager
    Medicare.gov and Healthcare.gov are the federal websites. The books are listed in the thread I posted.... and other resources can be found on your local county and state's websites. Local resources...
    Oct 15
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  22. new insurance co. case manager
    Ah, you have a SNF background, which means you have the clinical background that they are looking for and know about the treatment plans and course of medical care within that environment (that is...
    Oct 15
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  23. Work from home (with a twist) question...
    I had a job in education at the community college level teaching an online course and working in the manner that you desire. I worked 16 hour weeks from home.... Rarely did I have to do something in...
    Oct 13
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  24. Utilization management question
    OP: to answer your question in general, many case management jobs can take 1 year or more for a RN with a clinical work background to feel comfortable. In fact, the turnover is high for RNs new to...
    Oct 1
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  25. New job as a Case Manager/Quality Assurance Reviewer
    Read the CMS government website and the resources listed on the Case Management Society of America's website (books, magazines, etc). Those can go a long way to help you understand the rules related...
    Oct 1
    Forum: Case Management Nursing


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